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Shuko Tada


Shuko Tada is a singer born in Tatsuno City, Hyogo Prefecture. After graduating from Tatsuno Senior High School, she studied in the Vocal Performance Department of the Music Faculty of the Kyoto City University of Arts. After graduating from KCUA, she studied abroad at Austria’s Mozzarteum Conservatory. She earned her PhD under Grace Bumbry. After returning to Japan, she stepped into a wide range of media roles, working as a News Anchor, Reporter, and Radio Personality, mostly in the Kansai region.

Watch Past Performances

Video 4/6/2015: Asako Tamura: Kokoro: Japanese Melodies from the Heart

The Japanese soprano, fresh off her London debut in Madama Butterfly at Royal Albert Hall, presents a recital of Japanese songs. Presented with the support of the Embassy of Japan and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Shuko Tada